Sheriff’s office: man injured after home invasion, shooting; suspects on the loose
THOMASBORO, Ill. (WCIA) – A man was injured after a home invasion and shooting occurred early Thursday morning.
At approximately 1:15 a.m., deputies from the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a location on Ackerman Drive in response to a report of a home invasion that had just occurred.
According to deputies, a person called 911 to report that three unknown suspects broke into a house, displayed firearms and fired several shots while inside. A 22-year-old resident was hit by the gunfire.
The suspects left the residence on foot and left before the responding deputies arrived.
The three suspects were all described as wearing masks and hoodies.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for non-life-threatening injuries, treated and released.
This is an ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information about this crime is encouraged to contact the Champaign County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Division at 217-384-1213 or Champaign County Crime Stoppers at 217-373-TIPS (8477), submit a tip in line or use the P3 Tips mobile app. Information provided to Crime Stoppers is always confidential, you do not have to give your name or appear in court, and you may receive a cash reward for information leading to an arrest.